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Discover hiking, mountaineering and mountain biking in the Hochkönig region

Hiking and walking:

The Hochkönig region is a paradise for hikers with its 340 km of certified hiking trails. Well-signposted routes lead through alpine meadows and past impressive waterfalls to breathtaking viewpoints. Highlights include the Königsweg and the "Green Nine" - long-distance hiking trails without luggage. Guided hikes offer deep insights into the flora and fauna.

Mountaineering and climbing:

The Hochkönig, at 2,941 meters, offers mountaineers and climbers a variety of routes, from easy via ferratas to challenging high alpine routes. Climbing the summit cross is rewarded with a panoramic view of the Alps.

Mountain biking:

Mountain bikers will find numerous bike tours, flow trails and e-bike routes. The region offers an excellent network of e-bike charging stations and weekly guided tours. The Hochkönig Card allows free participation in these tours and other discounts.

With dog:

The region is dog-friendly, with many trails and huts that welcome dogs. The fresh mountain air and marked trails ensure unforgettable hikes with your four-legged friend.

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Hochkönig Card:
Your summer adventure starts here

The Hochkönig Card offers a wealth of free services and discounts in summer that will make your holiday unforgettable:

Free services:

  • Use of the summer mountain railways: Reach the most beautiful peaks and hiking trails comfortably and free of charge.

  • Entry to outdoor swimming pools: Enjoy free access to the outdoor swimming pools in the region, ideal for cooling off after a hike.

  • Hiking bus: Use the free hiking bus service to easily reach the starting points of your hikes.

Discounts and extras:

  • Guided hikes: Take part in guided hikes and discover the most beautiful places in the region.

  • Discounts: Benefit from discounts on various attractions, such as mountain biking, archery or the high ropes course.

  • Children's program: Families can look forward to a varied and free children's and family program.

The Hochkönig Card allows you to fully enjoy the region's diverse leisure activities and save money at the same time.

Get the most out of your summer vacation!

The Hochkönig Card will be given to you upon your arrival at Chalet DasKöniglich and guarantees you a holiday experience full of variety and excitement.

For more information, please visit the official website: Hochkönig Card

The greater region of Zell am See, Maria Alm and Salzburg

Zell am See:

Zell am See is a picturesque town on Lake Zell that offers plenty of activities all year round. In summer, you can explore the lake by kayak, take boat tours or stroll along the esplanade. The Schmittenhöhe offers stunning views and is a popular starting point for hiking and paragliding. The Gipfelwelt 3000 on the Kitzsteinhorn is another highlight, easily accessible by cable cars and offering impressive panoramic views as well as a summer toboggan run.


Maria Alm:

The charming village of Maria Alm, surrounded by the majestic mountains of the Hochkönig, is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. In summer, numerous hiking trails and mountain bike routes invite you to explore. The Prinzenberg Natrun offers a flow trail and the world's first forest slide park.


Salzburg, known as the birthplace of Mozart and the filming location of "The Sound of Music", offers a wealth of cultural experiences. The old town with its baroque architecture and numerous museums and theaters is a must-see. The annual Salzburg Festival attracts visitors from all over the world. For nature lovers, Salzburg also offers numerous hiking and cycling trails that lead through the idyllic landscape of the Salzburg region.

Ice Giant World:

Just a short drive from Salzburg is the Eisriesenwelt, the largest ice cave in the world. This spectacular natural attraction offers impressive ice formations and guided tours through the caves. The impressive ice statues and columns make the Eisriesenwelt an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Blick auf die Stadt Salzburg,  Österreich


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